Archives for February 2012

Princess Cruises Unveils Inaugural Itineraries of New Royal Princess

Ship Will Debut with Season of Mediterranean Cruises; Features in the Signature Atrium Also Revealed
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 14, 2012) — Princess Cruises today marked Valentine’s Day by unveiling the maiden season itineraries of its highly anticipated Royal Princess debuting in June 2013, as well as some additional features of the ship’s signature, and… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Legend to Operate Exciting European Cruises in 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines will launch its widest array of European itineraries ever with Carnival Legend offering an exciting choice of options, including the line’s first Norwegian fjords itinerary and its first extended program from the UK, as well as cruises to the Baltic, Mediterranean and British Isles, beginning in spring 2013.
Carnival Legend’s schedule will encompass… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line’s 2012 Mediterranean Season to Feature a Grand Voyage, Guest Chefs and Maiden Calls

Segments of the Grand Mediterranean & Black Sea Voyage Available
Seattle, Feb. 8, 2012 – Holland America Line’s 2012 Mediterranean season features an extensive selection of itineraries ranging from seven to 42 days, as well as an exciting 62-day Grand Mediterranean and Black Sea Voyage aboard the intimate ms Prinsendam.
Six of the line’s other ships —… [Continue Reading]

Globe-Trekking Couple Sets Sail with Princess Cruises on a Mission to Reach 50 Countries on Six Continents in 424 Days

Husband/Wife Team Embark on Round-the-World Adventure to Build Awareness for Geography and Global Travel by Educating Youth Around the World
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2012) — For the next 14 months the globetrotting team of Darren and Sandy Van Soye will be trekking the planet on a global adventure to raise awareness about world geography… [Continue Reading]

How The Internet Has Changed the Way I Research, Book, and Take Cruises

As I sat at my computer yesterday, I started thinking about how much the internet has changed the way we learn about, book, enjoy, and share our cruising experience.   I have to think that the information age has certainly required cruise lines to ” up their game” in order to keep the quality of the… [Continue Reading]